Thursday, July 30, 2009

Classic Cocktail: Moscow Mule

What drink started the vodka craze here in the United States? It was the Moscow Mule. Created in 1941, in Los Angeles, by two men. One man was the owner of a company that produced ginger beer and was also a bar owner. The other one was a Smirnoff vodka executive. Together, Smirnoff and ginger beer along with some fresh lime juice seemed to be the winning combination that turned America on to vodka. So much that Americans switched from drinking mainly gin to drinking mainly vodka. Read More...

No comments: